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    December 4, 2012
    7:00 - 10:00am PST  

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(male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news on the back up and running this morning after an underground power outage brought rail service to a stop in the subways. we'll have more in the story coming up. >> new video he there reportedly shows the u.s. john shot down and i around. >> a lot of clouds and that shot over our roof cam this morning. temperatures are on
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the mild side. we do have rain headed our way is to our north. we're saying light rain east right around chico. it rain later on this afternoon for the north bay and maybe for the bay area. storm tracker from our shows you where the rain as located just north of santa rosa. we have maybe a half inch of rain on the way for the bay area. i have full details on what to expect and when exactly you need your umbrella coming up in my next report. >> we are taking a look at the peninsula on the 1 01 and northbound direction where at holly street in san carlos we have received word that there is a large pot hole and the roadway that may be affecting the traffic. it was reported on the northbound side of highway 1 01. we are seen some slow traffic around 90 to enter change but that itself is not a problem. it
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is typical see some slowing there. there is a report that there may be a large pot hole that has ashley flatten some tires on the vehicles northbound. this could be a hot spot for the northbound commute. >> if he is muni metro, all of the trains should be running. there was a power outage that knocked out all the underground train service last night during the evening commute. it was a blown transformer near the van ness and then station. good news to hear things are up and running for this morning's commute. >> i was calling about quarter to five and they said they were backed up and running. >> i guess you'd be forced to walk a mile and a half if it didn't. >> if i do not have the
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copyright wet walk a mile and half but i am still waiting. >> the transformer blew around 5:45 p.m. last night. >> four fire stations are slated for a closer and contra costa county early next year. voters have rejected a measure on the ballot that would have kept them funded and operating. jackie sissel is on the scene with the latest on the situation out there. this is something that will impact the communities, specifically where stations are located. >> you are correct as the station for in walnut creek that is on the chopping block. this is one of the four stations scheduled to be closed and the contra costa fire county district. here is some video of the firefighters at work. we talked about the partial tax called measure q and had failed in november. that
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would have kept the contra costa fire in a country distich fully funded. because it was shot down there have to close down four of the stations here. they hope to save about $3 million a year out of their $102 million annual budget. which ones will be closed? this one here is on the chopping block, station no. 4. also on the block is at station 11 stations well in march and as a as well as station no. 16 and lafayette. that leaves two stations and lafayette. the stations that were chosen were based on call volume and how many calls they get. the fire district itself is huge, nine cities and about 600,000 people in the district. the district says the answer 41,000 calls a year. the meeting in
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martinez today will be with the supervisors' offices for the preliminary go over for the stations that are on the chopping block. they're already scheduled to be close. they're encouraging the public to show up the meeting is that 115 pirie and perhap >> police are on the scene of what they're calling it a sophisticated pot growing operation and the south bay. it is an east san jose on the 1300 block of sandalwood court. police got a call at 3 this morning they saw three pe going into the home and i thought it was a robbery in progress. when police arrived and found over 300 pot plants valued at over $125,000. nome was there when the police got there. no one lives and the home and police are calling this a sophisticated row house.
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we have a crew headed to the scene and we will bring you more in the next half hour. >> lafayette city officials say a portion of the road that collapsed during the weekend storm is likely going to take several months to be repaired. will tran was on the scene and told about this yesterday. workers spent most of yesterday cleaning up the hole with excavators and hoes and dump trucks. city officials say that exposed a foot storm pipe was designed to safely transfer water underneath their road. somehow it failed. you can see there, pretty bad leave the road cavemen sunday morning. the crater is at 80 ft. long as 30 ft. wide and 18 ft. deep. they are investigating at the same time in assisting at but as well said yesterday it will take months. >> we will take a break, it is 7 of 6:00 a.m. here is a
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look from san francisco. a little cloudy out there and erica will keep us updated on the times out there. a pothole is forming on the 1 01 along the peninsula and george will see what that is doing to the cars in that area.
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a vote in san francisco or the board of supervisors is expected to make a final decision on a citywide ban on new duties. the meetings
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today there expecting many people who be disrobing once again as we saw last supervisors' meeting. several people took off their clothes at a board meeting but the board approved 65 and approval of this netted be banned in san francisco. if is finalized today it will take effect on february february 1st. five will start at $100 and go up with each additional offense. the ban will not be in force for major events like bay to breakers for the pride parade. >> backers of labor leader f x crawly who lost by 132 votes in his bid for district 7 supervisor will not move forward with a recount. it is too expensive. it will cost about $80,000 to manually
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rig count the more than 35,000 ballots that were cast in this election. norman yee is the official supervisor of district 7. it stretches from mount sutro to the seven cisco's to. >> a woman in a wheelchair is recovering this morning after being run over by muni try and last night. she is hit by the f market trend around 530 near the intersection of church and market streets. police are still trying to figure out if she leaned forward towards a train or she fell out of her wheelchair. as soon as people saw her and she was being dragged and trapped underneath the train. they had the is a special tool to raise the train and pull her out from underneath. she is taken a san francisco general with life-threatening injuries that she is recovering from this morning. it is seven of 11:00 a.m. and a live look outside it does not
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look too bad outside but it does look like it will rain. we will have details and a couple of minutes.
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the 715 a m and a live look here at storm tracker 4. most of this wet weather is in ukiah stretching as far as chico. it looks like is
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making its way closer to santa rosa. this is a slow- moving system but i do anticipate showers in the north bay later on this afternoon. the satellite and radar shows what is happening as high pressure is keeping its track north. we will experience light rain later on today and it will pick up and intensity over the overnight hours. future cast 4:03 p.m. later on today some light rain for san rafael and napa and even stretching out towards fairfield. it will mostly stick north of the golden gate bridge. the 10:00 hour yellow indicates heavy to modern rain that will pick up in intensity at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. showers will cross the bridge and continue to push their way south as we head into tomorrow morning. it will taper off later on wednesday afternoon. current temperature is a, a mild
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start to the morning and temperatures are around 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. 24 hours ago we were in the 30's and we are in the 50s now for vallejo concord 53 of the door and vallejo. will not warm-up by much because a lot of cloud cover we will see to much sunshine. '50s and '60s by 2:00 p.m. 63 expected in oakland and your 7 day around the bay shows dry weather starts on thursday and we will continue to see mild and dry conditions for saturday and sunday. a lot of changes in the weather dept. 716 is time to look at traffic with george >> we're keeping an eye on the finance so we have a report of a large pot called. it was initially reported 1 01 northbound highway st. san carlos there is a vehicle with a flat tire. we got a report from someone who is in the area that says i don't see any other vehicles pull over or slow traffic and the sensors
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are not indicating any problems. there's no chp or cal trans so it may just be an isolated incident. looking at your ride through the east bay, a heavy commute and interstate 580 and westbound direction. south bay freeways, a little more slowing for 1 01 northbound. there's an accident northbound at first street that could start to back up the right here. the north bay commute is already getting some have become traffic south, 1 01 with an accident of port reported at lucas valley road that could slow the ride and the northern iran can you could become a hot spot. the bay bridge in year westbound right here the backup is pretty steady, has not grown much. the commute for the west palm bay bridge ride and cemetery ridge a little slower. the golden gate bridge ride it looks good as you head south one-on-one from marin county down to
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the pay gates and the presidio parkway. >> watching wall street the fiscal cliff negotiations may not be going well with the housing market coming in strong. the dallas 45 and we are back over the 13,000 mark. home prices rose in october the most is seen in six years a 6.3% climb in house prices. >> a warning from the centers for disease control. this coming season flu season could be a particularly bad one. it is recommended if you've not got a flu shot you might consider it. dr. randyberge n says this strain of the flu will be a powerful one. everyone over the age of six should get a flu shot. the deal lets say that the flu shot will give them the food that is not true. >> the injected form of the
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flu vaccine it is just a piece of the virus. it is not possible for a piece of the virus to cause a full- fledged flu. >> a third of americans have been vaccinated and the vaccine that is going around this year is a pretty good match for the strain floating around. >> there are remote control airplanes that could be used for is surveillance. the sheriff's office unveiled its of the public in october. they will be is for suckers and rescue operations and criminal investigations. the aclu is worried that the alameda sheriff's department would use it to spy on local residents and leave police say that is not the case. 66 year-old milliard capsulcapital less red beach
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camera was murdered during home invasion. his wife called and said that his home had been ransacked. there is a vague description of the killer a man in his early 20s white or hispanic about 6 ft. tall. >> the medical marijuana dispenser has won the first round tuesday open. the judge ruled that the landlord cannot even if the shop despite u.s. attorney's threats to seize the property. the landlord claims she has the right to kick harborside out because it is engaging in illegal activity. the judge says the state law allows nonprofits to distribute make medical marijuana. the client is now holed out. another hearing will be held later this month about whether are not are residing continue growing and selling marijuana and the building.
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the former commander of a narcotics task forces fleeing guilty to stealing drugs and from an evidence locker in trying to sell on the street. norman wielsch will enter pleas this week to five charges. he was they 8 he can receive up to 70 years in prison when he sentenced in february he and a private investigator christopher but there were indicted for stealing drugs operating a brothel in conducting funny sting operations to rob prostitutes. but there pleaded guilty and is in prison. >> we will be right back.
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last weekend's storms forced the closure of major rose through the us and a national park area. it comes about 5 ft. of snow and park officials close ties of love pass for the rest of the winter season. the close glacier point road a popular
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destination to overlook yosemite valley. rose said the close on late fall when heavy snows arrive and reopen when weather conditions allowed in the spring. >> u.k. metals and is in the hospital again where she is spending a second day being treated for hyper and nemesis and gravid very ample are ag. this is severe morning sickness and systems symptoms include extreme nausea and vomiting. it is only fair incentive to 3 percent of pregnant women. it is more common with women pregnant with twins and women carrying a girl. the eye, the speculation! were officials announced just a decade is pregnant and suffering from a severe form of morning sickness that can lead to dehydration are if left untreated. the palace says that when she is a greek police are royal
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highness will require a period of rest. the dutch as pregnancy is still the charges early stages and she is not even pass the first trimester. the palace is not going to announce a date for the baby. they did not want to announce the navy news until christmas keeping their secret even to the from the queen but they knew when they had to rush to the hospital the information would get leaked. >> we will be back with more headlines and kron4 nose and a couple of minutes. we come back we will get an update from erica who is following the weather. rain as to the north and headed our way and we'll find out what we will see it in just a few minutes.
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you consider little slice of sunshine from our mt. tam cam but i guess that will go away when it rains today. >> that is right, don't expect too much sunshine today. cloud cover is increasing in rain is approaching the bay area. it is certainly on the way. is a slow-moving system and relatively weak in nature.
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we will not see the rainfall amounts or the widespread rain like we did last week. rain 62 dinars for the most part and into tomorrow we could pick up some moderate rain and taper off wednesday afternoon. by dry weather pattern for most of the bay area. satellite and radar shows where the rain is currently located. a lot of clouds with this system, we could see a quarter inch of rain for most of the bay area of 2 and ends for the north bay. full details on what to expect coming up in my next report. >>-the bullet and marin county the 1 01 southbound had been a multicar crash around this valley road but it has are even cleared from the lanes as well as completely from the freeway. drive times only at 28 minutes now from 37 down to the golden gate bridge. banks could have been much worse.
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>> things are much better this morning on muni metro trains. full-service up during this morning's commute after last night's power outage not out of the underground train service around 545. a blown transformer near the van ness station was a cause of the outage. >> some residents and contra costa county may have to wait a little longer next time the fire alarm goes off. four fire stations are slated for closure in that county. this is slated have been in january and jackie sissel is live in front of station no. 4 in walnut creek >> i am at station no. 4 in the contra costa fire protection district and this is one of four stations that is on the chopping block slated to be close. this is because of the parcel tax in november failed measure q. this means the district is on able to meet the budget
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needs and will start closing some stations. here is video of the district at work. there are 28 stations are wrong contra costa county and by closing these four stations they can save up to $3 million a year. $102 million annual budget. the list of stations that our schedule and slated to close the station for a walnut creek station no. 11 on center and clayton. that is clinton's only station. no. 12 and martina's and no. 16 and lafayette is all so on the chopping block. that is one of three stations in that city. it is a huge it district and we are talking about nine cities and 600,000 people and they answer 41,000 calls a year. this is a big deal. they're having a meeting in martinez
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at 130 and folks from the fire district are encouraging people to voice their concerns about these closers. they really don't have a choice and and a half to save the money and this is the only way to do it. >> not good news for those neighborhoods. jackie, thank you for the update. >> we're on the scene of what police are calling a sophisticated pop growing operation. will tran is on the scene. >> at 3:00 this morning neighbors saw three guys walking into this house and looked a ban did. they walked in and started grabbing things and removing them and putting them in their cars. neighbors felt that someone was burglarizing the place and they call the police department. the officers arrived in by the time they got here all the suspects were gone but they went inside and found all of the marijuana plants. the wires and fertilizers and everything needed for this pot growing operation. they
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ended up removing about 300 plants worth a total of about 100 to $125,000 street value. the tough part for the place apart and is tracking down whoever rented or owned the place. so far they're not having any luck. we talked to people out here and ask if they knew anyone live there or knows what was going on? one person said he smelled a foul odor something like a skunk but he was not sure if that was marijuana or actually a dead skunk in the area. he was never a tad off to this. -- tips off the police are going through records to find out who owns that place to give that person a phone call. >> is that it has approached present obama is a choice to be the commander in afghanistan. general joseph dunn furred the assistant commandant of the marine corps it will take over as head of the u.s. and coalition forces and
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afghanistan. he will replace john allen who has been nominated to take charge in europe. alan's nomination is on hold because he is ensnarled in a sex scandal that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. california's political watchdog agency has find their sacramento for failing to report donations he solicited for charity organizations. at the fair political practices commission found 25 cases in which mayor kevin johnson failed to file timely reports on the nation's two a nonprofit made at the request of an elected official. johnson has been fined $37,500. the mayor has raised more than $4 million from national organizations, local companies and individual donors for his city initiatives and the nonprofits he supports. >> the oscar grant civil- rights case was back in court yesterday and the
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ruling against the officers should not be overturned. a judge ruled in may of 2011 that barred cannot be held legally his counsel for the 2009 shooting death of oscar grant. and there is also a ruling on the $50 million federal lawsuit against a former officer should be decided in a jury trial. >> 735 and let's get a live look outside. this is this guy from san francisco and is getting gray. we will see the gray skies and some rain to today. we will be right back.
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how users control consent them messages at once to share data with affiliated businesses such as instagram . voting is open next monday at noon. does this put up because the voting at a power by third-party custody for the vote, and the results will be tallied by an independent auditor. also today apple is expanding its tunes that- itunes burst doors and into 56 additional countries, nearly doubling its geographical reach. mr. glover to be able to choose from 20 million songs, including those from a are as popular in individual countries. expansion brings the itunes store to one of the 19 countries. the company's apple store is available in one to 55 countries. >> capelin sam sour back at it in court. the legal battle over smart phones and tablets resume this week a federal courtroom. samsung
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wants the judge to overturn a jury verdict that it copied the iphone and ipad. apple must adjust to permanently ban the sale of more than two dozen phones and tablets the united states and double the fine against apple to $1 billion. >> the u.s. district judge rules the first of the rights of the mental health professionals to engage in what are called repaired or conversion therapy outweighs the concerns that that practice poses a danger to young people. the ban will take effect in january that at the first of january. california's push to go green could cost a our customers. a report by the little hoover commission shows that energy companies are well on their way to meeting their goals to obtain a third of their electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2010. that-
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20202020. but it also found california has adopted several policies of initiatives of being implemented simultaneously, without a full accounting of the consequences. the report concludes california's may wind up paying more than necessary for electricity and the statement necessarily degrade pristine habitat in its rush to implement a renewable energy goals. >> here is a look at the approach to the bay bridge there is a wait and the skies are getting darker as we are waiting for some rain to drop today. a reminder you have got dr. field to watch after the kron 4 morning news that starts at 10:00 a.m. this morning dr. phil talk about psychics.
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news 7:44 a.m. take a look at storm tracker 4 we have light rain to our north. he conceded ukiah stretching as far east as chico. the reason prius did you see a light strayed shower coming in santa rosa. satellite radar shows the will of the wet weather still impacting northern california. here in the bay area we are seeing the clouds associated with that system but this is relatively weak in nature. high pressure is changing the track and it is actually staying north. this is a slow mover we will see some showers around santa rosa this afternoon. most of the activity sticks and north of
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the golden gate bridge today. you can see 3:00 p.m. light rain for napa, fairfield and san raphael. and 10:00 p.m. tonight that some light ride again for santa rosa. it will not build up in intensity. the bulk of the moisture will arrive in the overnight hours. as we pushed the clock and to 8:00 a.m. the peak of your morning commute tomorrow it looks like some light rain around bay area. showers will taper off as we head into tomorrow afternoon. here's a look at your temperatures. warmer compared to yesterday's. 10 degrees warmer compared to 24 hours ago. 51 for snapple. 52 in oakland. half moon bay at 54 degrees 514 napa. upper 50s and the north bay. a lot of cloud cover. 63 for oakland. 634 fremont and redwood city. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows dry weather returns to the bay area thursday and beyond.
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that is a look at your local forecast if you are heading up to the sierra. you did not have to use the chains here is a look at your snow bomb .com report. you concede conditions at heavenly they have a base of 36 to 50 in.. squa valley. north star reporting a base of nine teen to 60 in.. >> big changes for the bridges for the bay bridge in san mateo as all of the upper deck. it has pushed the back up to over 24 minutes. out of the macarthur maize. nearly that if you are coming from the east shore freeway. the 80 will approach is still the best one is about an 18-20 lead back up as well. the san the tail drive times have shot up to 20 minutes as once again we are starting to see slow traffic--san mateo drive.
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heavy traffic at the golden gate but there are no problems there is a giant spider eating the camera. here is a look at the traffic map as we start with a look at the south bay. we have slowing on 101 northbound there was an accident at first street. the overall drive times are still good. 24 minutes. that is still a little less than the normal average commute time. your ride through the north bay still heavy through northern ran but central and southern marin are a normal commute. the drive time is 32 minutes from 37 to the golden gate bridge. >> so gary is everything coming together for the san francisco giants. pagan that is a good one. that is four years $40 million. it is funny when people say $40 million all they have giants a that is a good deal for
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them. >> is that considered a good deal? >> and outfielder dan upton who left arizona and just signed a $75 million deal in atlanta. he is a bit younger and has more power than pagan . the idea is as as long as the guy the agent is based on what the guy before them signed. when he cites a 75 million there was a little bit of oh oh . i know your life and my life have been enriched by the signing of pagan . what ever is going on with ardod rod makes it look worse. how're you going to knock the guy if he is courteous heard. >> i think the days of those gigantic, in baseball
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numbers the days were someone its 200 million i do not think anyone will go for that. arod will be the poster child for that. >> there are so many variables and things that go wrong. who would've thought the one half and then the other. we have seen these different injuries. in fact i was going to talk about jeter he has the ankle he is feeling. you do not know who will get knocked out. the the difference is jeter does things like he is a team leader. any ball that is hit he can catch it. he does not hit with power so he can get a hit here and there. rodriquez is a power hitter. >> they found a picture in the new york post and it looks as though he is wearing baggy clothes.
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immediately the head line say he is gaining weight. >> he looks quite clean here. that is why these guys take the media. >> it is all angles. that is why i say shootdown, shoot down. this guy could have been laying on the ground swell what ever. >> back to our arod bill and the injury. now this kind of explains what we saw, of course the media jumped on it. everyone jumped on it he looked horrible when he was benched. does that explain that. he was saying my hip does not feel right. he said it is something wrong. >> all of that stuff with rodriguez is tied to it seems like when he came out and said that he used a mild form of steroids. you remember?
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>> i remember. it was after the hip. >> i do not think he has been one of the better players since it came out that he was going to have to go on the straight and narrow. >> let us go to the young ones. rg 3 is the rookie. you must enjoy the game at one point gain. >> the new york giants that is the team will be up the services go 49ers. this griffin is really talented. i cannot remember the last time you had two quarterbacks and the old gunslinger position. >> all the big stars were there watching the game. >> i look up and i pick the right one. sometimes i look up and pick the right one i saw the sake out and he started to run. i was like
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wow! he is fast. it was fabulous. >> rg 33 that-this is what our boss thinks kaepernick can be. an electrifying style and run away from trouble. i think this is dropping back and controlling the ball. the linemen are too fast. >> i know that is the difference was when you see in college that all the this in college. we are looking at sleepy heisman. i guess the favored guy is a freshman which is never happeni from texas a and m. he is a favored freshman. the other two are unusual or the other one at least because he is a linebacker. for notre dame.
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>> this is sort of like the quarterback awards usually. >> the no. 5 is really good on the number one team. everyone who votes thanks for better or worse if it is an offensive award. i think the freshmen will get it. when it your nickname is johnny football that is pretty tough. >> the other guy is kansas state which got beat pretty bad on national tv by bailor. i think johnnie football he may win. >> who did that graphic is a nice traffic. >> my producer extraordinaire. >> by garbi gry. --gary
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7:57. a police bus a pot or house and san jose will trai. will tran will be with us next. a picture of george zimmerman may give some credence to him being attacked. we will be right back in a few minutes.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area's news station, this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 8:00 a.m. starts now. >> thank you for joining us on this tuesday december 4th. the top stories we're following the many lines are back up and running after all underground service can
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to a halt if we will have the latest informations coming up. >> it looks like a normal home behind me according to the santa jose police department they're calling it a sophisticated pot growing operation. i will tell you how they stumbled across it. >> more wet weather is heading our way erica has details. >> storm tracker a live look here you can see all the rain in northern california is pushing its way closer to santa rosa. it will feel like a heavy drizzle. the steady rain will arrive later today into the afternoon. the rain trancchances stick north of the golden gate bridge. later today we are expecting showers the rain chances will pick up for the rest of the bay area later tonight. we will continue to see the right grow in intensity as we head into the overnight hours and tomorrow we could see a messy commute on the roadways. full details on
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what to expect i will walk you through futurecast 4 is just a bit. >> once again delays for the san mateo bridge ride take a look here the drive time is nearly twice the normal commute time it to be 11 minutes for the last few months we have seen the big changes in the traffic pattern in the san mateo bridge. it is as low as it has been all morning long. >> thank you george developing news that police are on the same or what they call a sophisticated pot growing operation in the south bay. will tran is live outside a home and sandal with court in san jose. >> i had no idea this was the pot growing operation never did i know. that is because it has been vacant according to neighbors for about four or five months. a around 3:00 a.m. this morning they saw what appeared to be three men going into the place after parking their cars. that would into the place and removed several items. people around here thought that it should be in the why
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is someone going in there they thought it was being burglarized call the police and the police to our show up by then 3 got a gone. the police department obviously had to investigate the ago live and discovered 300 marijuana plants. sophisticated wiring, fertilizer's common stuff that they could tap into the power lines to still electricity so they could use that to grow the pot plants. altogether about $125,000 and street doll you of pot growing. pot that is off the streets because it has been, as stated. as far as who owns or rents the place they did not know. they are attentive to talk to neighbors and looking at records at the san jose court house to see who owns the place. once that happens they will track down the owner. we got a chance to talk to neighbors coming up at 8:30 a.m. we will get you to hear what they had to say about this place and why they thought everything was normal until this morning.
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>> of course what you want to know is if you see a rare looking house you think that anybody know. a good hook on that we will get back to you and find out what the neighbors had to say in a bit. >> new this morning just in time for the morning commute muni metro trains are all running again for service from this morning commute after a power outage knocked out the underground service last tie. blown transformer near the van ness station was what caused the outage. riders were relieved to hear this morning the latest developments. >> i was glad to hear there were back up and running. it is still a it has not shown up yet. at issue will be forced to walk a mile and a half if it did not. >> hopefully they will come and i will not have to walk. maybe they are running a little bit late inside. >> the transformer blew at around 545 yesterday's afternoon causing headaches for that evening commute. >> also knew pedal
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firefighters got an early start to this morning that there were battling a to alarm house fire. authorities responded to a house at 10 tents that were lange in petaluma route 3:38 a.m. this morning. when firefighters arrived the house was fully engulfed. the fire has since been contained. there are no reports of injuries in the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> i rise on state tv says the country's revolutionary guards captured a u.s. drone . after it entered our airspace over the persian gulf. iran is saying that upper drone was captured but gave no further details of the location or when the incident occurred. a u.s. navy spokesperson says none of their drones are missing in the middle east so we know it is not from the u.s. navy. >> iran claimed also claimed that year it brought out a cia spy drawn after it
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entered airspace from its eastern borders with afghanistan and pakistan. >> san francisco's board of supervisors is expected to make its final decision on the citywide ban on nudity. a plenty of people will be on hand today of the supervisors' meeting and many will post ban, a plan to strip down during the meeting. it would be the first time. last month the board initially approved the ban on knitted with a narrow six to five vote. several people took off their clothes and protest. if the ban is finalized and will take effect on february 1st. fines would start at $100 and go up to each additional offense. >> lafayette city officials said a portion of the road that collapsed during the weekend storms will likely not be prepared for several months. workers spent most of the day yesterday cleaning up old swiss hoes , excavators and pop--bell brown trucks. city officials
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we are back keeping an eye on wall street. his a quick market update. stocks are mixed this morning. the dow is positive but the nasdaq and s&p 500 are trading-at the moment. some of the news you're sitting coming out report on home prices increased 6.3% in october from a year earlier. that is the biggest game we have seen since 2006. that is positive news and on that note the luxury homebuilder
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saying its fiscal fourth quarter net income soared helped in large part by tax benefit and a 48% rise in revenue. that is at least positive news we're hoping to keep the dollar afloat we will see what happens as the rest of the day progresses. >> thank you james california's push to go green could end up costing you money and report by the little hoover commission shows energy companies are well on their way to meeting their goals to obtain a third of their electricity for renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2020. but it also found californians have adopted several policy of this is, of being implemented simultaneously, without a full accounting of the consequences. the report concludes california's may wind up paying more than necessary for electricity and the state may unnecessarily degrade pristine habitat in its rush to implement its renewable energy goals. >> facebook users had a week to vote on proposed changes to the social networking
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side. among the things users will be voting on is the ability to vote on future price changes. facebook is proposing and into public voting on these types of issues. the company also must change our users control will can send the messages and it wants to share your data with affiliated businesses such as inatagram para-- indstagram boeing is open until next monday at noon. the company-- >> today apple is expanding its itunes to 56 additional countries, nearly doubling its geographical research. is a clever will be able to choose from 200 million songs, including those for many artists popular individual countries. expensive rings the itunes store to 119 countries. the company's apps store is available in 155 countries.
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>> it looks like his riding but it is not. it will be
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news watching bay area weather. the clouds are rolling in atop mount tam. erica is tracking the rain that is moving. >> good morning marc as we take a to storm tracker 4. the rain is making its
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way coast to the bay area. green on your screen indicates a rate for santa rosa. all the green around the coast line of you had it all around the bodega bay. we are picking up light rain more like a heavy drizzle as you step out the door. satellite and radar showed the bulk of the moisture is well to or no. however, most of the bay area dealing with a clouds associating with the system. as we take to futurecast 4 you can see later today most of the light rain sticks more of the golden gate bridge. napa, fairfield, around san raphael green on your screen indicates light trade. as we push into later tonight you can see a growth of a more widespread potential to cross the bridge. it picks up in intensity a lot of people will still be sleeping. scattered showers waking up before your wednesday morning commute. the showers will begin to taper off as we head into tomorrow afternoon. that a dry spell around the bay area. as we
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take a look at temperatures about 10 degrees, compared to 24 hours ago. remember we had upper 30's today we are in the '50s. 53 in santa rosa. 54 in oakland. low 50s for fairfield and concord. 49 in pleasanton. the bad news is temperatures will not warm up as we head into the afternoon. upper 50s with the north bay 60s everywhere else. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast does show dry weather returning to the bay area by thursday. that will continue to be the case as we head into saturday and sunday. a little slower to get us through and and dry conditions for the bay 8:16 a.m. that your weather is traffic with george. >> once again looking at a slow ride for the san mateo bridge or the drive time has actually climbed it is now more than twice the usual commute time of 11 minutes. it is 23 minutes across span with some slow and go and stop and go conditions. it is a slow ride around the
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interchange with 92 from 101 in the southbound direction there been no problems but the slow traffic began in san bruno for the 101 south bound ride. checking the other bridges the bay bridge westbound the back up here from the 880 approach is diminishing rapidly. is no longer slow except in the right languages leading to the open toll lane at the right side of the toll plaza. here the drive times have dropped down from 16 to 18 minutes. the gold and brgate bridge commute. the drive times are running about 38-40 minutes from 37 down to the toll plaza. >> thank you george. the alameda county sheriff office wants to alamedadrones like the ones you see here to help with their crime investigation. the sheriff's office unveiled them to the public last october say the aircraft would be used for search and rescue operations as well as criminal
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investigations. if the aclu is also worried that could be used to spy on local residents. the share to par burnishers people they have no intentions of using the drones that way. >> a 66 year-old millionaire richard kapp was was murdered during a home invasion during a home invasion--his estranged wife called the tories say the house had been ransacked. they describe his killer as a early 20s white or hispanic about 6 ft. tall. >> oakland police making an arrest in a case involving an at risk teen girl walked away from a group home last week. the 16 year-old girl was considered at risk because of her diminished mental capacity walked away from the fred dinch ,
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oakland last tuesday. staff reportedly followed her to the for field bart station where the lobster. the girls found two days later in san francisco. >> there will not be every count it is too expensive. it will cost about $80,000 to manually recounted more than 35,000 ballots in that election as it stands norman yee is the official supervisor. a recount has never been done since san francisco instituted choice voting eight years ago. california political watchdog agency has fined the mayor of sacramento for failing to report donations he solicited for charitable organizations. the fair political practices commission found 25 cases in which mayor kevin johnson failed to file timely reports on donations to non-
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profit made at the request of elected officials. johnson has been fined $37,500. the mayor has raised more than $4 million from national organization's local companies and individual donors for his city and this is an the nonprofit he supports. >> and oakland medical marijuana dispensary has won the first round in its legal fight to stay open amid a federal crackdown. a judge ruled last week that the landlord for harborside health centers cannot evict the shop despite the u.s. attorney's threat to seize the property. the landlord claims she has costa kick harborside out because it is practicing illegal activity. but the judge says because state law allows nonprofit to distribute medical marijuana the claim does not hold up. >> the former commander of a narcotics task force is
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pleading guilty to stealing drugs from evidence lockers and try to sell them on the street with the help of a private investigator. norman weislch will enter pleas this week to five charges plead not deal documents were filed in federal court on monday. he a private investigator christopher butler were indicted for stealing throws, already a brothel and conducting phony sting operations to rob prostitutes. but depleted guilty and is in prison. >> south bay residents can voice their support or concerns were proposed light rail extension from campbell to lost gatos at a public hearing tonight at the campbell library. the proposed extension would connect the winchester light rotation to los gatos near highway 85. estimates put the cost of extension at one to 7 5 million and currently the project is underfunded the hearing is from 530 to 730. last weekend storms
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have forced the closure of a major road through yosemite national park. the storms dumped an estimated 5 1/2 feet of snow so park officials closed tioga road for the rest of the winter storm season. if both roasted close in the late fall when heavy snows the right to reopen when weather conditions allowed in the spring. >> live pictures out of st. charles mcclure were there about a blow up a bridge. about 815 is when there were scheduled to detonate and bring down the section of the blancheete bridge. blan cette bridge. people are lined up along the banks watching for this to happen if they are filming it they're watching it will come back and replace some
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of that film because everyone loves a good demolition.
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in a high-resolution photo in a high-profile case george zimmerman as attorney wants you to see the photo taken december--february 26th by police after trayvon martin was shot and killed here you can see the photo here it shows women with a bloody face and a swollen
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nose. a simmons is charge of second-degree murder in the 17 year olds death. he says he was on a neighborhood patrol when martin attacked him and so he shot him in self-defense. simmons' lawyer say the photos supports his story. the trial is planning for the stand your ground lost to the test. zimmerman is expect to go on trial in zoom. >> the judge overseeing the court-martial of an excuse for the shooter nidal a sign has been removed. a military appeals court ruled the judge was biased. remove invalidate the judge's order that hassan's beard be shaved. assange objected to the order with a number of appeals, citing religious freedom. aside face the death penalty if convicted in the attack that also injured more than two dozen people. >> 101 north down at the 87
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all across the 87 traffic backed up on that over crossing as the minimum lights on.
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welcome back is a 20 9:00 a.m.. do not let the bright skies will use you can see the clouds--8:29. >> we are seeing light rain for portions of sonoma county. in along the coastline bodega bay contending with some light rain. it is more like a heavy drizzle that will continue throughout the day. it will pick up in intensity overnight and waking up tomorrow morning. let us take a look at some of your headlines here cloudy conditions. lane will be in the north bay for most of the day. this is a slow moving and weak system-- rain will be in the north bay. looking ahead dry quiet
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weather cool temperatures as we head into the weekend. no rain as we start the next work week. we do have some changes to talk about in your extended forecast. a look at your 7 day around the bay coming up in my next report. >> heavy for the right on highway 92 the san mateo bridge is jam of woodstock and go conditions at the toll plaza. a 23 minute drive time which is over the twice the normal commute. and 101 as she tried to get to 92 the ride is backed up north of as at all on the bayshore freeway south bound. >> thank you george police are on the scene of what they are calling a sophisticated pop growth operation in the south bay. will tran is in sandalwood court with details. >> this looks like any other home they have families coming and going. a school is down the road so it blended in according to neighbors they did not think anything was wrong. in fact
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according to one person he says no one was living there for at least four-five months until this morning at around 3:00 a.m. they saw a car pull up with about three men jumping out go inside the house. they thought it was a burglary so the call the police department. police officers showed up by that time the polsuspect are gone. they went inside to investigate and stumble upon 300 pot plants worth of under $25,000. they saw a fertilizer, pot, wiring to still electricity. we talked to one person who lives across the street here is what he had to say about the last family that was staying here. >> there were normal. they weren't two vietnamese families were friendly. they would walk around and watch the cars on the front line and talk to people. there were many 45 cars a year
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before. >> is a in a family? being a young family young couples. >> they left and never saw anything. >> yes they left and that was it. >> police are in the process of tracking down the two families. they do not know at this point if the families were renters are owners of the place. they will go to the court house and look at the deed to the house to see who in fact is listed as owner and also call that person as well. when they got here obviously the people were gone so no arrest so far back to you. >> the stories we are following muni metro trains running and their physical full-service has been restored before the morning commute. after a power outage knocked out all underground train service last night. and loan transformer near the van ness station caused the outage and a big headache for the evening commute things back to normal. four fire stations across contra costa county will be closing in early january after
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voters rejected a measure that would have funded the station. return to our solo reporter jackie sissel. he is live from our station no. 4 in walnut creek which stated foreclosure. there is going to be a meeting at the supervisor's office in martinez to determine whether or not there is anything that can be done. >> i can tell you the firefighters are just starting their shift at station 4 in walnut creek of the contra costa county fire protection agency. they're not sure how much longer they will be here. here is some video from an earlier today with a contra costa county fire protection agency. as you said a partial tax would have saved, measure q, would have saved money. it failed in november. they could save up to $3 million per year by closing down the four stations. what for
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stations? here in walnut creek station for. no. 11 in clayton. that is clinton's only station. no. 12 in martinez and no. 16 in lafayette which would cut that number down to two. the contra costa county protection district is a huge district. it services nine cities and about 600,000 people are serviced by the district itself. the answer some 41,000 calls a year. they say there is no way they could keep all the stations open. there is a huge budget shortfall. they have to do this. there will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the supervisors office in martinez. they're asking for the public to show up in, and if they can. obviously they have already voted there is not a lot they can save the stations. >> i guess the public has spoken. i dunno if you have talked to anyone knew. we know what the firefighters said what about the people
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out and about. >> i actually tried to talk to a firefighter to find out what will happen to them. will they be restocked summer else. he says they do not know. now it is up in the air--read staffed somewhere else beating thank you jackie. >> the latest from the fiscal cliff talks in washington competing plans for the white house and republicans and little talk of compromise. the white house plan raises taxes on income over too much of $50,000 with 350 billion in cuts to medicare and 200 billion in new stimulus and infrastructure spending. the republicans counter offer has deeper cuts to medicare and reduces the social security cost-of-living increase. but it has no tax increases. it raises revenue through closing tax loopholes and deductions. if the white house immediately rejected the republican proposal. the president
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saying he would not accept any proposal without a tax increase for wealthy americans. >> u.s. official said the white house and its allies are weighing military options to secure serious chemical and biological weapons. the cult-that this comes after u.s. intelligence reports show the syrian regime may be readying those weapons and may be desperate enough to use them. president barack obamas told an audience at the national the fifth anniversary monday the u.suse of chemical weapons is and what it be totally unacceptable. we will take a look at whether
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we are back following the latest from our around the world some of the video coming in a protest in egypt continued to roll into a nose runs around the world. several influential egyptian newspapers and suspended publication to protest what many journalists see as restrictions on freedom of expression in a draft constitution adopted by islamic led panel. today's protest of all that least eight independent newspapers. it comes as opponents of president mohammed morsi planned a massive rally outside his palace in cairo. the rally with the latest against the draft constitution and
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decrees by the islamist leaders giving himself nearly unrestricted powers in that country. the protest a part of a widening political crisis that is deeply divided the arab nation. one the white house here in the u.s. is watching closely. >> thank you james in a study found today shows the number of terrorist attacks every year has more than quadrupled in the decade since september 11, 2001. the number of annual deaths from terrorist attacks peaked in 2007 during the height of the iraq conflict. it has been falling ever since. the server reporter for the 7000 deaths in 2011. that's tough to 5% dow from a 2007 peak. the study shows iraq, pakistan, afghanistan, india, and yermen are the most affected by terrorist attacks. >> nato foreign ministers are expected to approve turkey's request for patriot anti-missile systems to
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bolster its defense against possible strike from neighboring syria. nato foreign ministers are meeting today and tomorrow in brussels. ankara which has been highly supportive of the syrian opposition wants the pagers to defend against possible retaliatory attacks by syrian missiles carrying chemical warheads. nato leaders have repeatedly said they would provide any assistance turkey needs.
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning as watching bay area weather and traffic. the james lick is moving fr slowly. very good morning mark stostorm tracker 4 lit up. santa rosa and the green vinyl park is wet. that
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status or no, park >> here is a wider view on satellite and radar. high- pressure is keeping the track north this is kind of a slow mover. it might take a couple of hours to reach more parts of the north bay and then probably overnight will see more wet weather develop for the rest of the bay area. here is futurecast 4:03 p.m. you concede light rain for ssan raphael, a vallejo and napa. >> overnight for a in check out the yellow on your screen that does indicate a moderate to heavy rain again this is in the north bay where we expect maybe an inch of rain. about a quarter of an inch every hour else. you can see futurecast 4 predicts 8:00 a.m. to pick up your morning commute scattered showers around the bay area. it
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looks like in terms of temperatures temperatures are a bit more than 24 hours ago. 524 vallejo. napa 54 at oakland. into the afternoon upper 50s with the north bay low sixties for everyone else. 62 for concord. 63 in pleasanton they steady at 59 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a dry weather starts on thursday and we will continue with overall mild and pleasant conditions into saturday and sunday. that is a look at your bay area forecast now here is a look at your snowballed .com ski report. let us take a look at the resort to shelley. you can see heavenly. no snow in the past two to four hours. they are have a base of 36 to 50 in.. squa valley. north star no new snow report with a base of 19-16 in..
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>> thank you erica as low ride a slightly improving conditions for the same tale bridge. 18 minutes is a dry time down from a high of 23. things may start to improve fairly quickly from here. however, we are still looking at a slower rise for the bayshore freeway leading down to highway 92. there are no incidents to account for the back up but it is heavy from the 4 s f o to the south bound ride. tracking the commute at the bay bridge toll plaza last look the back up was breaking up. that continues to be the case no longer slow going from west grant ave. at one time or slow out of the maze. while there may be slow traffic through the maze it will be connected with interstate 80 east mount and the ride to the easter freeway toward sacramento and berkeley. >> a golden gate bridge ride to be close to peak traffic conditions. it is starting to slow from the south down to the toll plaza.
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>> thank you george a. one from the disease as center for disease control. this is coming whose season could be particularly bad. da kerman has more. >> doctors say the flu season is arriving earlier. >> is unusual to have peaks in december usually january is the peak of the season. this year it looks like on the eastern part of the united states is building up steam. >> dr. randy burton with kaiser in walnut creek says the strain of the flu is more potent which is another reason why everyone over the age of six months should get a flu shot especially those most at risk. >> children have a higher risk hitting more serious side effects. people with chronic conditions like diabetes, heart problems and the elderly. >> many people avoid getting the shot out of fear it will give them the flu. not true says dr. burton.
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>> basically the injectable portion of the vaccine is a piece of the virus. is not possible for pieces of the virus to cause a full- fledged slow. >> kaiser and other places that dispense the vaccine will have it well into next year. officials tell us if you want to protect yourself the time to get it is now. in walnut creek dan kerman kron 4 news. >> bay area sports news the man who gave a free talk a bill by stealing a base in the world series. pagan has signed a four year $40 million contract. he is celebrating on twitter with an expensive bottle of champagne. he is getting $5 million and a signing bonus. $7 million sarid $9 million next and $9 million the year after that. pagan under
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contract growth is the last agent that has not signed with the giants. >> dave bing is selling the that he lost with san francisco mayor ed lee. the mayors had agreed upon a day of service performed in the winner's city. mr. daly robbing to the offices of twitter as well as green start, a design studio for digital clean text start- ups. they ended their day at at&t park are the mayors met with members of the junior giants youth program. mayor being returned to detroit today. >> 850,000 californians ages 16 to 24 not in school and are not working according to a nationwide report. this referred to these people as disconnected youth. california tied with floor before the law's employment rate among youths aged 16 to 19 at just 18 percent nationwide. there are 6.5 million so-called disconnected you
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representing the lowest employment rate since world war two. >> nasa's long-running border one spacecraft has now entered a new region at the edge of the solar system, and is close to exiting it forever. scientists have of this region the magnetic highway. it is a last thought for interstellar space or the space between starts. the findings were presented yesterday at a meeting in san francisco. voyager 1 and voyager 2 launched 35 years ago on a tour of the outer planets. afterward, both spacecraft continue to hurtle toward the fringes of the solar system. >> thank you mark a new list is out as the top 10 smart as cities in north america. one bay area city makes the list. the cities were chosen for being rich in technology and better living conditions and here they are take a look the list boston is first. san francisco is second. than seattle and vancouver and new york city. coming in sixth is
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washington d.c. toronto, chicago and los angeles, running the top tennis montreal. the list was posted on the kron 4 news facebook page here's what you are saying. chicago should not be on the list wet lease should be last in the list. >> eddie says " pretty surprising results montreal should be before l a bell beat l.a.. >> what are your thoughts about the rankings tell us what you think of the kron 4 news facebook page and we will go to break the time is 8:52 a.m. we will be right back.
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>> coming up on kron 4. the muni is back up running. our kron is stating that it captured a u.s. drone and would tell you what the u.s. navy has to say about that. >> where are watching a slowdown on the bridge.
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>> more rain is in the area for the bay area. more on the timing when the rain hits in just a bit but first we have a hot spot. >> there is an accident on the golden gate bridge. i spoke with the sergeant and he stated that it is on the south tower. the southbound lanes where the accident occurred and that is why you cannot see a traffic getting through. they probably will not change the lives and they told me that this was a non injury crash and that already have to tow trucks on scene carry it we did see them just a few minutes ago. they're optimistic that they
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will get this cleared fairly quickly. even though there are no lanes blocked there are to emergency vehicles here. south bond ride will probably clear more quickly. here is another tow truck that is coming through. we will keep a closer eye. >> storm tracker 4 on this tuesday morning shows that the rain has moved in. santa rosa, petaluma and the green is indicating more light rain. it will be cloudy and cold mainly to the north. this could impact your evening commute. tomorrow there'll be more moderate rain and it should taper off. beyond that it will be quiet and dry if a highs
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will be in the '50s and '60s. >> following developing news. police are on the same on what they are calling a sophisticated pots growing operation in the south bay. kron 4 urs will tran is a lot outside the home on sandalwood court in san jose. >> it was an accident that happened at 3:00 in the morning. neighbors saw the someone was burglarizing the home which is why they contacted police. this saw three guys going inside and this place according to neighbors is stating that it has been vacant for four to five months. when they saw all of this activity that called the police department and they came out. by then the suspects came out and were long gone. the police went inside and found pots
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and fertilizers with plants. they stated that it was about 300 of them with a street value of $125,000. there has been no arrest and they have not been able to track down any winter's war owners. >> this is ivy is one home in this neighborhood and it looks so blended and because you have families come in and going. even people here call this was a surprise. they stated that nothing happened here even when a family was staying there. one neighbor said that he smelled something funny but he just thought it was a scot. coming up we will tell you what one of the neighbors are stating why he thought everything was normal and that the families were up and up. it turns out that he was wrong. >> new this morning muni
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metro trains are up and running again. full service is expected for this morning's commute. that's after a power outage not of all the underground train service last night. a blown transformer near the van ness station was the cause of outage. rotors were released this morning to hear the latest developments. the >> a call to find out what was going on and they told me that they were back up and running. hopefully if that were not coming up then i would have to walk. that transformer blew about 545 yesterday evening. >> also new this morning petaluma firefighters got an early start to there to stay as they battled a 2 alarm house fire. authorities
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responded to a house at tientsin stellar lane in petaluma are from 330 this morning. there are no reports on injuries and caused the fire is still under investigation. >> arensky's state tv says the country's revolutionary guard has captured a u.s. drone after it entered iranian airspace over the persian off. a u.s. navy spokesperson says that not of their drones are missing in the middle east so we know it is not from the u.s. navy. i ran claimed all so that it brought down a cia spy drones after it entered airspace from its eastern borders with afghanistan pakistan. >> san francisco's board of supervisors is expected to make a final decision on the city wide ban on nudity.
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plenty of people will be on hand today at the supervisors' meeting. many who oppose the ban, plan to strip down during the meeting. it would not be the first time because last month the board initially approved ban on new be with a narrow 6 to 5 vote. if the ban is finalized, it would take effect on february 1st. fis was start at $100 and goal with each additional offense. >> lafayette city officials say a portion of the role that collapsed during the weekend storms will likely not be repaired for several months. workers spent most of the day yesterday cleaning uphold with holes escalators in dumping trucks. their road k been sunday morning creating a crater that is 80 ft. long, 30 ft. wide and 18 ft. deep. the failure is currently under investigation. >> crews are at work trying
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to clear a softball crash. things are getting by a little bit better in the northbound direction. the southbound ride is backed up whole length of this man periods >>
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>> traffic is backing up. it is still blocks to of the
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lanes. the traffic is moving better in the northbound direction. only a few cars are getting by on the southbound side. it is north of the tunnel for the southbound 101 ride. this can add at least 10 minutes to your commute into san francisco. the golden gate district crews stated that they would try to move this quickly. >> also following a different routbridge. a 54 year- old bridge and st. charles, missouri came crashing down this morning. and that's just what engineers were hoping for. here's the video. the westbound span of i 70 tam was demolished just a few minutes ago. the blanchard bridge is undergoing a $63 million rehabilitation and a 75% of
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the bridge as they replace. all of this is now in the missouri river and needs to be removed. a task that will take months. >> california's pushed to go green cookoffs state power customers. a report by a liberal hoover commission shows said energy companies are well on their way to meeting their goals to obtain a third of their electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2020. the report include californians may wind up paying more than necessary for electricity and the state may unnecessarily degrade pristine habitat in its rush
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to implement is renewable energy goals. >> it is 9:12 a.m. and we will be right back in a moment. here is the mount cam camera. it looks a lot stormier and we are expecting more rain.
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>> we are watching the winners and losers on wall
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street with rob black. to >> the ceo of bank of america came out and stated that it will be a 2014 recession. he stated that things will linger the end. congress is slated to go on vacation and hopefully they can get this done before december 21st. speaking of bank of america they are reporting profits. bank profits increase in the third quarter. it means that lending dollars which is blood of our economy. they're taken smaller losses and they are increasing their income from their debts. >> a kettle losers is
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facebook agreed to pay $2 million to users which will be $10 each in settlements. this will basically go to the appetizers advertisers. th'l you will get is $10. i thought maybe that would give me facebook credit. >> privacy is a big issue and especially when you are on line. when i talk to high-school students i tell them not to postings on facebook because a person like me will not hire you. >> they do not rely set their digital footprints will follow them for the rest of their lives. the things that you did when you
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were 16 will follow you. >> ok another loser, is the new air jordan sneakers are getting absolutely destroyed. it has a zipper stock like a feature. michael jordan is stating that he wanted to sneak up on his opponents but to me it just looks poorly designed. $250 for the issue. >> i guess it's okay if you want to be like mike. >> the time now is 917 and will take a look at weather. >> there is light grain and we are looking the light
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some things outside. this city and the south bay are looking at dry conditions so it is actually in the north bay out to santa rosa. most of it is pretty light. heading out far we are looking at light rainfall falling as well. this system is not as wet as stormy as the last one. there's no major concern for you to panic about. you may have some minor flooding. for that afternoon mainly north bay rain and we will look get rain chances to pick up for the evening. this will be into over nine hours. the
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temperatures in downtown san francisco is 55 degrees. oakland is that lower 50s. temperatures generally are fair at this time and a lot of us are in the low to mid '50's. >> here is the bulk of the system and will be impacting the north bay community. this is for eureka. we will see this slide to the south later on tonight and into the overnight hours. tomorrows commute will be what for some people and once the system goes through it will be dry and things out for the end of your week. here is a look at your future cast. by 3:00 p.m. most of the rain will still be in the north bay area. we may still see sprinkles. 10:00 p.m. tonight by early tomorrow morning the yellow
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will be more moderate rain. the rain intensity will pick up started in the north bay. it will bear little bit more scattered for late morning and after. we would try things out by wednesday afternoon and may be as few lingering showers only. after that we will get ready for more pleasant dry conditions. >> temperatures in downtown san francisco will be as 60 degrees and the same as for san rafael. oakland will be at 63, hayward and the more 60s. >> it will be wets mainly in the north bay for today. tomorrow morning moran will be in the morning and heavy at times. scattered showers for the rest of the they will wednesday. thursday we would try things out and
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friday and saturday into your weekend the weather will not be a problem. monday was also be dry with mostly sunny conditions. here is a picture-- >> finally all of the lanes were just cleared the golden gate bridge. the last of the vehicles were told. this was southbound near the administration building. despite the fact that no injuries were in this crash one of the cars were so badly damaged that it took a half hour to clear the crash. it is slow going on southbound and all the lanes were blocked for about 20 minutes with just a few cars able to get by all know northbound lanes were blocked the northbound traffic is still backed the
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from release the tunnel. the next half hour there will be delays both southbound in north bound for the golden gate bridge. >> as kron 4 news continue we're watching rain started to move the the bay area. here is a live look from the bay bridge. summer is the san mateo bridge. [ boy's voice ] hey guys...what're you doing?
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[ girl's voice ] we're gonna have lunch together. what're you having? oh, well, i only have this one, so... that'll do, i'll split it with sally. yea, we'll just share it. [ male announcer ] get your own subway steak melt, like the steak & bacon melt. subway. eat fresh®. saying thanks is a great deals customer appreciation month at subway restaurants. because we're offering $2 six inch subs -- the cold cut combo or meatball marinara. $2 each, all december long. appreciation tastes amazing! hurry in for your $2 sub. subway. eat fresh. >> welcome back. all of the lanes are open on the golden gate bridge. but for nearly an hour it seems as for all of these plans were blocked because of an accident. that accident has now been cleared but that accident regis and maybe some time
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before clears. >> the alameda county sheriff's department says that it wants to use drones. this is video of the drones they are talking about. the sheriff's office unveiled them to the public last october saying that the aircraft would be used for search and rescue operations as well as for criminal investigations. however, the american civil liberties union is worried that the police could also use is remote controlled aircraft to spots on local residents. but the shares to promises they have no intention of using the drums and that way. >> we are learning new detail on the men who was killed and the south bay as police continued to search for his killer. his 66 year- old millionaire venture capitalist raveesh kumra was
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murdered dornan home invasion and of still never mud of monterey sereno last friday. his wife was the one who called up story same that the house had been ransacked. the los gatos police department described kumra's as a man in his early 20s white or hispanic about 6 ft. tall. >> oakland police have made an arrest in connection to a case involving an at risk teen girl, who walked away from a group home last week. the 16 year-old, who was considered at risk because of her diminished mental capacity walked away from the french home in oakland last tuesday. the girl was found to this letter in sampras's go. police have not release the name of the person in custody or any further details about the case.
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at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. >> welcome back. >> traffic is moving in both
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directions. i will have more on the traffic. >> we start with the storm tracker 4 where we have a fairly slow movement. this is impacting petaluma and santa rosa. this is a lot rain that we are seeing at this hour. we will zoom in to show you where it is falling. you are looking at basically light rain and you will get to see the bulk of the storm come through. you can still see some decent amount falling especially late tonight and early tomorrow morning. for arrested today most locations with the exception of the north bay it will be cloudy and cool. we will see moderate rainfall that will affect your morning commute. it will pick up for the
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north bay. for that afternoon was see the rain and taper off. and it will just be scattered. beyond that it will be quiet. temperatures in hayward are in the mid-50s in the same thing for mountain view and palo alto. napa is that 55 and it is actuallyder than are other few mornings. >> new this morning. san jose police have seized hundreds of marijuana plants now they want to track down towed owns them. overnight police were tipped off to what they are calling a sophisticated pot one operation at a home on-- sandalwood court near story road. kron 4 urs will tran is at the scene and has
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reaction from neighbors. >> they thought that this place was being burglarized because no one had been living here for release four to five months. the suspects were long gone when police arrived. that went inside and this is when they discovered that it was about 300 marijuana plants with street values of $125,000. we had a chance to talk with neighbors and they had no idea that this was born on paris >>going on. >> they were normal, and vietnamese and friend. they were walking around and they would wash their vehicles and talk to people. there were about four to five cars a year before. it was a young family, nothing
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strange. >> they left and we never saw them again. >> so far this san jose police have not made any arrests and there are still tracking down the renters or even the owner of the home. this is it will have to go to the courthouse and look at the deed and find out who is listed. if they will give the owner a phone call. >> mitt romney metro trains are up running again. full service is expected. that's after a power outage was in the area and all the underground train service was out. >> four fire stations across contra costa county will close in early january after voters rejected a measure that would have funded the stations. to get you more news faster we turn to kron 4 is so low reporter jackie
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sizzle who joins us live from fire station no. 4 and walnut creek. >> how many more ships will that have at this particular station? >> here is some video of the fire crews in action. in all there are 28 stations in contra costa county. four of the fire stations are going to close to do to measure q felling dorn voting.ailed durin >> as we stated before no. 4, no. 11, no. 12 and no. 16 in lafayette. this is a
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huge fire district and we're talking about 600,000 people that are been serviced by this. they have an annual budget of about 41,000 calls per year. they stated they cannot continue to run this due to a budget shortfall. that will have to take a few stations i allude. >> there is a meeting today and they're encouraging the was a come out and show support for the firefighters. they just voted less than a month ago and i do not know how good this will do. >> they used to foment a
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formula of of how many calls at each station received. the highest ranking ones were the first on the chopping block. if you live in this area near one of these fire stations this will be a little scary because the and response time will increase. >> the judge overseeing the court-martial of accused ford could shooter nidal hasan has written been removed. a military appeals court ruled the judge was biased. the move in but they said the judge ordered that had signed a beard must be shaved. the signs of objected to a order with a number of appeals, religious freedom. >> george zimmerman said defense team is releasing a
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pitcher. taken february 26th by police after treyvon martin was shot and killed. you could see the photo here. it shows is a moment with a bloody face. he says that he was on neighborhood patrol when martin attacked him and so he shot him in self-defense. the trial is putting florida's stand your ground law in the test. zimmerman is expected to go on trial in june. >> here is a lot look at the distance on van ness ave.
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>> the time is now 9:40 a.m.. >> backers of labor leader f x crowley who lost by 132 votes in his bid for district 7 supervisor will
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not move forward with a recount. elections director john artiz estimates that it will cost roughly $80,000 to manually recounting the more than 35,000 ballots cast in this election. a recount has never been done since san francisco instituted ranked joyce boating eight years ago. >> california's politician oil watchdog agency has find the mayor of sacramento for failing to report donations he solicited for charity organizations. the affair political practices commission found 25 cases in which mayor kevin johnson failed to file timely reports on donations to non- profit made at the request of an elected official. johnson has been fined $37,500. the mayor has raised more than $4 million
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from national organizations. >> and oakland medical marijuana dispenses sarid has won the first round and is a legal fight to stay open and a federal crackdown. a judge ruled last week, that the landlord for harbor side help centers cannot evict the shop despite the u.s. attorney's threats to seize the property. another hearing will be held later this month about whether harborside can continue growing and selling marijuana in the building. >> the former commander of a narcotics task force is pleading guilty to stealing drugs from that evidence lockers and tried to sell them on street with the help of a private investigator. he and private investigator christopher
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butler were indicted for stealing drugs, operating a brothel in conducting phony sting operations to rob a prostitute. butler pleaded guilty and is in prison.
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>> welcome back. >> we star was born tracker 4 because we do see light rain that has moved into the north bay area. and the grain is where it is a wet right now. i think most of the rain and a wets activity would generally and be in the north bay but there are showers and rain that will spread south late tonight and tomorrow morning. we have clotted conditions outside right now. for that afternoon most of the rain will stay in the
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north bay but we cannot rule out a sprinkle. >> tonight, range chances will pick up because there will be an area picking up and spreading south. the temperatures are in the mid '50s at this time. concord is in the mid fifties. our satellite radar shows that most of the rain is out and eureka. this will be sliding south into basically the entire bay area by late tonight. you can see that on the southern edge in the north bay is where they're getting the light rain right now. it will intensified overnight and into the morning hours. >> there is the clock at 3:00 and you will see scatterbrain of to the north. we put this in motion by 10:00 most of it will be
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stand to the north bay. but as we move to the overnight hours and tomorrow morning you can see napa and san rafael will have the heaviest rain. and through their early morning hours of will push through fairly quickly but it will impact your morning cup milk. by the afternoon it will be more scattered. we will be setting up for a dryer and quieter whether pattern. >> your high for to that will be low 60's for san francisco. upper 50s for have moon bay. oakland will be at 63. temperatures will be fairly average for the next several days. it will be wets potentially for tonight and into tomorrow morning. when say we're
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looking at showers and thursday and friday will would try things out. the weekend will be rain free as of right now. there is no problem getting to your holiday shopping. your snow bomb ski report shows that it is set 40 in.. >> we're not looking at any new snow and the past 24 hours. if the time is now 9:49 a.m.. >> we are watching bay area bridges and the traffic is quieting down. the san mateo bridge and the westbound back up-that's the south lawn accident was just south of the south tower. the
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southbound traffic was bumper to bumper. it has now all clear. >> last weekend's storms have forced the closure of a major role through yosemite national park. the storms dumped an estimated five and have feet of snow so park officials closed tioga passed for the rest of the winter season. part of officials also said that they had closed the glacier point road, a popular destination to overlook yosemite park. >> this day and age we do need to question and it may be a good cause that may go to charity but they need to put this out and people that are donated need to know whether money is one. >> the people have spoken and lawmakers have been listening when it comes to unattended donation boxes are propping up. this is in castro valley. >> they have clothing and
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sound for books. i found one city and alameda at his repair shop. >> they told may that they share with a salvation army and goodwill. and my understanding is that they gave some of the things to churches. >> i even found some bins near my house and most of them said for-profit and some of them say for charity. the truth is that you can buy a donation box off the internet and the water you 11. >> all of this may be about to change because there is a state bill that just is the governor's signature that will establish rules and regulations for bands statewide. the one that i like this that if they place a ban on your property you can hire a tow truck to remote. >> and castro valley there stating that each man has to be 400 ft. apart. they're
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also considering charging $500 fine. i can see the bins will start to vanish. no longer was someone just be allowed to do this. get this, the bin will have to say for charity or for- profit. this is what happens when you over do something. loss of orders and are created. in castro valley, stanley roberts kron 4 news. >> and a reminder to catch dr. phil right here on the kron 4 after the kron 4
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